Bill Wilson Center is proud to partner with the County Probation Department in supporting the PIVOT (Providing Individual Valuable Opportunities Together) program to provide services for young adults coming out of detention facilities who are working hard to achieve stability and self-sufficiency. BWC has three (3) NEW opportunities for Residential Counselors to be the primary support person for 3-5 of these young adults, who range in age from 18-25, as they re-enter community life.
The available schedules are as follows:
Saturday through Wednesday 11:00 pm - 7:00 am (40 hrs/wk – full time)
Thur, Fri 11 pm - 7 am and Tue, Wed 6 pm – 11 pm (26 hrs/wk – part time)
Thursday through Monday 6 pm – 11 pm (25 hrs/wk – part time)
The young adults receive supportive services and case management for Credible Messenger Mentoring Services, Reentry Navigation Services, pro-social activities and employment services from several other local community agencies. The role of BWC’s Residential Counselor is to teach and model self-care, household maintenance, independent living skills like laundry and cooking and problem solving in a shared living environment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide mentorship and coaching that promotes a healthy and safe environment through weekly chore assignments, meal planning, laundry and working together in a shared living environment
Ensures safety of all participants by monitoring curfews, adhering to visitation hours for guests and holding young adults accountable to house rules and expectations
Overall management of home, ensuring safety, monitoring activities of up to 5 young adults at a time and encouraging sense of community and camaraderie in home
Bachelor’s Degree preferred from a four-year college or university and one to two years related experience and/or training OR combination of 4 yrs.
Relevant life experience and training.
Must be punctual, efficient and organized; effective and professional under pressure.
Ability to balance excellent client care with meeting deadlines and ensuring positive program goals and outcomes.
Experience providing services to clients of various racial, ethnic, socioeconomic backgrounds or sexual identity as well as working in different cultural environments.
An understanding of humility and respect for working with young adults in Probation system.
Excellent communication skills - must be personable and informative when presenting BWC programs and services.
Valid California driver's license with access to a personal vehicle, Fingerprint/background check and TB test required.
For consideration, please submit cover letter and resume (reference the position name in the subject line and/or cover letter) to: BILL WILSON CENTER ATTN: Resumes
FAX: (408) 244-4022